Saturday, April 17, 2021
farmers protest
  The complete shutdown witnessed on March 26 in the wake of nation-wide bandh called by farmers’ union reflects the deep agony agriculturists in the country are going through. The bandh call was given to mark...
Final blow to democracy, LG rule in delhi, AAP
  Delhi is no longer the same. With Parliament passing The National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021 the fulcrum of the Delhi government is shifted to the office of lieutenant governor (L-G), a Central...
Quota issue, Supreme court warns
  The Supreme Court has hit the nail on the head over the curiously generous reservation policy adopted by some states on March 19 when it sought to know for how many generations the reservations would...
Rural Healthcare
  Mahipal Singh is finding all doors of treatment closing on him. With no resources to access treatment for his lung related ailment he is heading to slow but painful demise. The reason for his predicament...
Kashmir, Article 370 removal
  Over four-and-a-half years ago on a visit to Srinagar when Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was running the government in coalition with the BJP, I said to a student audience at Kashmir University's media studies department...
Election Commission, supreme court
  In a ruling that is bound to go a long way in maintaining the spirit of democracy in the country, the Supreme Court directed the Central and the state governments not to appoint persons holding...
mamta injured before bengal election
  In the latest twist to the ongoing assembly elections in West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee was injured in what appeared to be a freak accident. However, going by the incumbent chief minister’s version, it’s anything but...
Clean Yamuna Project
  Over past the six years of his stint as chief minister, he has emerged a man of action. In the political cesspool, while parties generally make tall and unrealistic promises only to be forgotten after...
  The move was long overdue. The Delhi Government has taken a big leap when it announced the formation of its own board for secondary education, Delhi Board of School Education (DBSE) in place of the...
  Nepal, the Himalayan nation which looks like a band-aid on India on the map, itself stands bruised and battered today in need of an immediate first-aid. As if the unsavoury developments of the past few...